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  Harry E. Chrisman, former Liberal author and historian, donated a large collection of his writings, photographs, and other items to Liberal Memorial Library for the purpose of research. This database searches the contents of the Chrisman Collection.  
CallNo: E4-F1  
Descriptive Title: Stell's old photos manila envelope   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 9 1/2 x 12"   Condition: 
Text: [front] Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Social Security Administration District Office Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361 Official Business Postage and fees paid U.S. Department of H.E.W.; Stell's letters (crossed out); Stell's Old photos: 1. Delaware Postcards 2. Montana Pix 3. Robt. E. Lee (circled) - Put in genealogy collection w/Va Pix 4. Ulysses S. Grant and Abe Lincoln (circled) 5. Montana cowboys 6. Montana wheat harvest (Head? & boys) 7. Pix of Pattison Log Homestead, Geri?? 8. Geo. Stephenson + "Sankey Gospel Singers" 9. Mother & Aunt Delphy, Uncle Lou & Dad 10. 2- photos old Edison Phonograph & moving picture "Music" man (Joe Fairchild pix)
Misc Info: All pictures listed were not found in the envelope.
Subject: photographs
Delaware postcards
Robert E. Lee
Estelle C. Laughlin
Ulysses S. Grant
Abe Lincoln
cowboys Edison phonograph music man
wheat harvest Pattison log homestead
George Stephenson "Sankey Gospel Singers"
  Related to:  P7-F2f1
P5-F2f1 P6-F2f1
P144-F1b P145-F1b
P146-F1b P147-F1b
P148-F1b P149-F1b P150-A2b11 P151-A3p
L7-F1ab L8-F1b

CallNo: N125-F2a1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboy at a card game   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 13/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: #32 Cow Boys "Quiet Game." Cow Boy Life After (written below other text and fuzzy, might be from another photo)
Misc Info: Group of cowboys playing a card game. One looks like he's drawing poker chips to him, while all others around him have a gun or knife drawn on him. At least 12 men in photo.
Subject: cowboys
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CallNo: P146-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: 2 cent stamp   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 4-13-69   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [face of stamp] U.S. Inter.REV. 2; Two Cents; Playing cards. [front] No. Negative, A.S. Morse, photographer. Dep't of the Cumberland, Branch of Hd. Qrs., 25 Cedar Street, Nashville, Tenn. Gen. Grant [back] Frame No. 44A copied Fairfield Foto Film Date Apr. 13 1969
Misc Info: Picture is of a stamp with George Washington on it. Picture was in manila envelope.
Subject: stamps
George Washington
playing cards
A.S. Morse
Nashville, Tennessee
  Related to:  E4-F1
P145-F1b; P147-F1b; P148-F1b; P149-F1b; P150-A2b11
P151-A3p; L7-F1ab; L8-F1b
Other: Photo has stains on back.